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Lesson 5

Vocab for 5th grade
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avalanche
a great mass of ice, earth, or snow mized with rocks sliding down a mountain.
blizzard
a heavy snowstorm with strong winds
challenge
to invite others to take part in a contest.
conquer
to get the better of
crevice
a deep, narrow opening in rock caused by a split or crack
foolhardy
unwisely bold or daring
lure
to tempt or ATTRACT with the promise of something good
makeshift
a temporary and usually less strong replacement
optimist
one who looks at things in the most positive way; a cheerful, hopeful person
previous
earlier, happening before
route
the path that must be followed to get to a place
summit
the highest part; the top.
a conference or meeting of the top leaders
terse
short and to the point
thwart
to block or defeat the plans or efforts of
vertical
straight up and down; upright